New News information at Wood Based Panels New and updated information from News listed on http://www.wbpionline.com http://www.wbpionline.com/ en-us http://www.wbpionline.com/ New News information at Wood Based Panels http://http//www.wbpionline.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Spectroscope-based moisture measurement APOS and Fagus-GreCon agree on strategic cooperation http://www.wbpionline.com/news/spectroscope-based-moisture-measurement-apos-and-fagus-grecon-agree-on-strategic-cooperation-6801911 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/spectroscope-based-moisture-measurement-apos-and-fagus-grecon-agree-on-strategic-cooperation-6801911 APOS GmbH ('APOS') in Wedel and Fagus-GreCon Greten GmbH & Co KG ('Fagus-GreCon') in Alfeld have agreed on strategic cooperation for the spectroscope-based measuring systems. Besides the collaboration for the market development, this cooperation also includes joint activities in terms of service and support. Mon, 15 Oct 2018 12:23:54 GMT Siemens intensifies collaboration with SME to implement Industry 4.0 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/siemens-intensifies-collaboration-with-sme-to-implement-industry-40-6801906 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/siemens-intensifies-collaboration-with-sme-to-implement-industry-40-6801906 For the implementation of Industry 4.0, Siemens is relying on even more intensive collaboration with small to medium-sized companies. Mon, 15 Oct 2018 12:22:50 GMT CPA’s revised Eco-Certified Composite (ECC) Standard raises the bar http://www.wbpionline.com/news/cpas-revised-eco-certified-composite-ecc-standard-raises-the-bar-6801897 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/cpas-revised-eco-certified-composite-ecc-standard-raises-the-bar-6801897 The Composite Panel Association (CPA) Autumn Meeting and Material, Technology & Design Symposium concluded with a record high number of attendees. Mon, 15 Oct 2018 12:20:26 GMT Weinig Holz-Her to open West Coast campus in US http://www.wbpionline.com/news/weinig-holz-her-to-open-west-coast-campus-in-us-6801891 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/weinig-holz-her-to-open-west-coast-campus-in-us-6801891 Weinig Holz-Her USA, a leader in both solid wood and panel processing equipment, is to open of Weinig Holz-Her Expo West in southern California. Mon, 15 Oct 2018 12:19:36 GMT Brazil's wood based product exports increased by 34.4% in August http://www.wbpionline.com/news/brazils-wood-based-product-exports-increased-by-344-in-august-6801886 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/brazils-wood-based-product-exports-increased-by-344-in-august-6801886 In August 2018, Brazilian exports of wood based products increased 34.4% in value compared to August 2017, from US$238.6m to US$320.6m, reports the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO). Mon, 15 Oct 2018 12:18:19 GMT Metsä Wood invests €55m in birch plywood mill in Estonia http://www.wbpionline.com/news/mets-wood-invests-55m-in-birch-plywood-mill-in-estonia-6795399 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/mets-wood-invests-55m-in-birch-plywood-mill-in-estonia-6795399 The investment in a birch plywood mill established in Pärnu, Estonia is worth €55m and once operating at full capacity in 2019 it will employ around 200 people Thu, 11 Oct 2018 06:06:48 GMT Norbord launches high performance floor with reduced impact noise http://www.wbpionline.com/news/norbord-launches-high-performance-floor-with-reduced-impact-noise-6795397 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/norbord-launches-high-performance-floor-with-reduced-impact-noise-6795397 Norbord's CaberFloor P5 – said to be the UK's most specified particleboard flooring product – has been upgraded to produce a high performance floor with reduced impact and airborne noise transmission. Thu, 11 Oct 2018 06:04:39 GMT Teijin to build world’s first building made of advanced fiber-reinforced wood http://www.wbpionline.com/news/teijin-to-build-worlds-first-building-made-of-advanced-fiber-reinforced-wood-6795393 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/teijin-to-build-worlds-first-building-made-of-advanced-fiber-reinforced-wood-6795393 The Japanese technology global group, Teijin Limited, is to construct the world’s first building made of advanced fibre-reinforced wood (AFRW), a structural timber product comprising a number of layers of dimensioned timber and high-performance fibres bonded together with structural adhesives. The new building will be constructed in Teijin’s Tokyo Research Center in Hino City, Japan. Thu, 11 Oct 2018 06:03:23 GMT Wood panel industry raises awareness of challenges facing its sector http://www.wbpionline.com/news/wood-panel-industry-raises-awareness-of-challenges-facing-its-sector-6795391 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/wood-panel-industry-raises-awareness-of-challenges-facing-its-sector-6795391 Representatives of the UK's wood panel sector have met with politicians to discuss challenges facing its industry. Thu, 11 Oct 2018 06:02:21 GMT Forest products information provider, RISI, acquires wood price reporting agency Random Lengths http://www.wbpionline.com/news/forest-products-information-provider-risi-acquires-wood-price-reporting-agency-random-lengths-6733490 http://www.wbpionline.com/news/forest-products-information-provider-risi-acquires-wood-price-reporting-agency-random-lengths-6733490 Risi Inc, a leading information provider for the global forest products industry, has announced that its parent company, Euromoney Institutional Investor Plc, has acquired Randon Lengths, a leading price reporting agency (‘PRA’) for the wood products industry. Tue, 04 Sep 2018 05:41:01 GMT